I have a lot of daddy long leg spiders on the side of my home, by my air conditioners, and it seems like they are multiplying out of control. I need some kind of spray but didn’t see anything listed on your site. What can I use? I just want to spray the outside good.
Daddy long leg spiders are actually insects and not true spiders. They like shady areas where it’s moist so seeing some around the air conditioner is no surprise. Fortunately they don’t bite or sting and are easy to control. The following video shows what they look like close up.
Several foundation residual products like BIFEN IT or CYONARA RTS will work well on this pest. Be sure to treat all the way around the house, up the siding, and especially under the eaves. Daddy long legs like to hide in depressions and corners when dormant and can many times avoid being seen during the middle of day. And they’re not spiders so they don’t have webbing on which to rest. They must touch the siding but their long legs do a good job of shielding them from your treatments so a thorough application is needed. The good news is that they’re vulnerable and sensitive to these treatments. That means so you can usually knock them out with one good application. Be sure to use a good PUMP SPRAYER or HOSE END SPRAYER to get the treatment where it need to be. Daddy long legs like to rest up high and failure to get the treatment up where they’re resting will let them continue to live on your house.